The Phillies open their spring training camp in Charlotte, NC, the only year they train in that city. The site was chosen in part due to travel restrictions at the end of World War I.
2015: An episode of the ABC sit-com "The Goldbergs" set in the 1980's-era Veterans Stadium first airs. In the show, a young Adam Goldberg gets lost at the Vet during a Phillies game and encounters the Phanatic.
Purchased Rollie Hemsley from New York (AL)
1963: Purchased Johnny Klippstein from Cincinnati
1972: Received Chico Vaughns from Milwuakee to complete the 2/8/1972 trade for Bobby Pfeil
1981: Traded Bob Walk to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Gary Matthews
1989: Sold John Russell to Atlanta
1993: Traded Jeff Grotewold to Minnesota for Mica Lewis
2003: Acquired Wendell Magee, Jr. from Cleveland for a player to be named
1879: John Walsh
1884: Jimmy Lavender
1886: Jimmy Walsh
1900: Russ Miller
1909: Dutch Leonard
1972: Howard Battle